University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Hyde Chair of Excellence, Community and Regional Planning; application review begins 05.01.2013

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Reference: JOB36636
Application deadline: CLOSED

Creative planners with outstanding and unique credentials are encouraged to apply for the Hyde Chair of Excellence in UNL’s College of Architecture. This spring semester 2014 paid position in the Community and Regional Planning program is open to planners from a variety of backgrounds, including those who may be emerging voices in planning practice and/or research.

The College of Architecture is a dynamic and evolving College at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, made up of the programs in Community and Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture, Architecture, and Interior Design. The Community and Regional Planning program forms a collaborative teaching and research environment that values cross program initiatives along with active connections to programs outside the College, including current teaching and research relationships with the College of Education and Human Sciences, College of Engineering, and the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at UNL; the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center; the School of Public Administration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha; as well as several research initiatives within University of Nebraska: the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute, the Nebraska Water Center, the Rural Futures Institute, the Center for Great Plains Studies, and the Minority Health Disparities Initiative. For more information about the Community and Regional Planning program, please see http://planning.unl.edu/.

During spring semester 2014 the Hyde Chair shall conduct a graduate-level seminar, present a public lecture, and collaborate with UNL’s planning faculty to pursue funded research opportunities within and outside the University of Nebraska. Selection of the Hyde Chair will be based on the applicants’ potential to complement and contribute to the planning program, especially in the areas of planning & public health and/or environmental planning. Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2013, and will continue until an appointee is named.

Applicants should submit:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Full curriculum vitae
  3. Proposal for a graduate-level seminar in one or more of the areas indicated above
  4. Copy of professional and/or scholarly work

Direct interest and applications to:
Zhenghong Tang, Ph.D, Assistant Professor
Community and Regional Planning Program
313 Architecture Hall, College of Architecture
Lincoln, NE 68588-0105
Tel. 402.472.9281
Email: ztang2@unl.edu